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Turkish Green Beans  Veg  HT   ACC  Turkish    40mins

Serves 4     Hot   Vegetarian  Vegetables   Herbs   Accompaniment  Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless  Turkey  Asia  Asian  Europe



350g/12oz Fresh Green Beans

2 Medium sized Onions, sliced

2 tbsp Oil

50g/2oz Butter

3 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped

2 Sprigs Marjoram

225g/8oz Shelled Broad Beans


1 Garlic Clove, crushed

120ml/4 fl.oz. Natural Yoghurt




1. Wash the beans, top and tail and cut into short lengths.


2. Heat the oil and butter in a pan, add the onions and brown. Then add the parsley, marjoram, fennel and broad beans. Sprinkle with salt and cook gently for 5 minutes, turning frequently.


3. Add 60ml/2 fl.oz. of water and the green beans, reduce the heat and cook uncovered for 25 minutes.


4. In a bowl, stir the crushed garlic into the yogurt.


5. When the beans are cooked, stir in the yoghurt and cook for 1 minute. Serve immediately.


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